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waiting for washington, d.c. and lobbyists and policymakers moving in that direction so we can address that issue, that disconnect between the have's and have not's in quality food. >> it's on a number of different levels. the first is from the stand point we live in the united states. our politicians, enough people care about this, we bring that to the forefront. these are human issues. it doesn't matter if you're red state, blue state republican or democrat, if you have kids, you may feel this is the first generation where kids live a shorter life than their parents. i would jump in front of a train for my kids. you would, we would do it if it would help them. michelle obama has done a great job in bringing this to forefront. we need to change the agriculture bill and the food bill and change the incentives because those don't really take into account the real costs of eating unhealthy foods. the third thing is you know, one of the most ways of healing your own self is to do something for someone else. that's why i'm on the board of the san francisco food bank. they're doing an amazi
. >> gavin: what about gay marriage. there are some final counts in washington state but the three states--two states affirmative and the one that pulled back in minnesota some draconian legislation. what is your sense of that. you were in the thick of it, this was toxic even within our own party. >> look, you have been one of the singular leaders on this and demonstrated courage on this issue, so i imagine for someone like yourself this is great to see. >> i'm not going to deny that. >> as i said it's always to be at the right time of history and to be there early. >> sometimes it's the wrong time time. >> it's never the wrong time to be on the right side of history. it takes guts and courage. on a purely political level. here is another issue. as the population grows and new people come in the electorate, this is an issue where people have a positive view. gay marriage should be legalized. it's the first of 32 efforts maine had it beaten in the past. washington state again with the votes to be counted. >> gavin: maryland. >> tipping-point moments. the republicans, there was a great 40-
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